Citizen Oversight

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The Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee has been revealed to be little more than a scam. There continues to be no independent citizen oversight of local law enforcement.  Mike for Spokane provides a proposal for a quick and inexpensive  solution to … Continue reading →

Spokane Sanctuary City Status

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Spokane Sanctuary City status came before the city council on July 13.  The city council is still considering a ballot initiative challenging this status. Sanctuary city status has become an increasingly controversial issue across the country.  There has been proposed … Continue reading →

White Wing Extremist Holiday?

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  For some reason American Exceptionalism has been referred to as a white legacy of hate and bigotry, but independence from Britain and the ensuing centuries of prosperity was never a “white thing.” Slavery was going to end with or … Continue reading →

Police Oversight Irregularities

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The findings from an independent investigation conducted by the law firm Winston Cashatt was released to the public last last week.  This investigation looked into the conduct of individual members of Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee and found numerous irregularities that … Continue reading →

Mike For Spokane Update for the Week of June 7th 2015

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Mike for Spokane update for the week of June 14, 2015. Police oversight & national controversy involving Chairman of the Spokane Police Ombudsman Committee, Sheriff’s pending Town Hall meeting, Sanctuary City status, Mandatory Sick Leave and Sweet Public/Private deals involving … Continue reading →

Spokane Solid Waste

The recent Spokane County proposed Regional Solid Waste Alliance Agreement is a troubling document.   The Spokane County Commissioners are requiring area jurisdictions to surrender the right to  choose their own representatives under this contract.  The demands for flow control, which … Continue reading →

Spokesman Review Questions

  Spokesman Review Spokane Mayor Candidate Questions Background: Name: Michael J. Noder Age: 53 Birthday: August 1, 1957 High School: Cheney H.S., Ben Eielson H.S. in Fairbanks, Alaska & Chicopee Comprehensive in Massachusetts.  (Military Dependent during H.S. years) High School … Continue reading →